Spotted! Lightweight Bike Tech At The 2017 Tour de France

Published on July 14th 2017


Lasty, Si, Matt and Dan went searching πŸ”Ž for some lightweight bike tech at the πŸ‡«πŸ‡· Tour de France πŸ‡«πŸ‡· . They found some very impressive bits. Subscribe to GCN: Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN shop! What is the coolest bit of kit we discover in this video? Let us know in the comments below πŸ‘‡ The eagle eyed presenters have discovered some fantastic bits of lightweight technology on some bikes at the Tour de France, including: - Trek Emonda Team Issue frameset, 635g! - Look have a new lightweight climbing frame, weighing just 730g and some sections of the frame are just 0.6mm thick! - Lasty discovered a carbon fibre chainring on Serge Pauwels Cervelo R5 bike. - A new Argon 18 Gallium Pro as used by Fabio Aru in a custom colourway - Chris Froome's Pinarello F10 has a Shimano Di2 climbing shifter without the casing, making it even lighter, a custom yellow mount for his GPS and finally a carbon fibre number holder - Adam Hansen is back with his crazy light shoes. 160g a pair, which is about half the weight of a pair of stock shoes. If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link πŸ‘ Watch more on GCN... How To Pack For The Tour De France With Adam Hansen, 'Mr Grand Tours' πŸ“Ή What Difference Do Motorbikes Make In Bike Races? | GCN Does Science πŸ“Ή Photos: Β© Bettiniphoto / & Β©Tim De Waele /